Christian Colleges & Seminaries

Religious colleges fear Supreme Court transgender decision will endanger single-sex dorms and women's sports

"This week's Supreme Court decision intended to protect gay and transgender people from workplace discrimination could infringe upon the exercise of faith, a group of religious colleges has warned." - W.Examiner

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Kevin Bauder on the future of fundamentalist education

"By every indicator, historic, mainstream fundamentalism is a shrinking movement. Churches are shrinking. Fellowships are shrinking. Mission agencies are shrinking. Schools have closed and those that remain are scrambling for students. ...This situation confronts Bible colleges and seminaries with a difficult question: how can they continue to train students for ministry in mainstream fundamentalist churches and mission fields?" - P&D

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Cedarville places president on leave, announces investigations into hiring, conduct of former faculty member

"The trustees also announced independent investigations into both the hiring of former theology professor Anthony Moore and Moore's conduct while employed at the independent Baptist school." - BPNews

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Student files class-action lawsuit against Liberty University over pandemic response

"The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court on Monday (April 13), focuses on Liberty’s refusal to fully close its campus in response to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. The plaintiff...contends that while allowing students to return to Liberty’s campus after spring break put their 'health at risk,' the school had subsequently instituted several measures such as shifting to online classes and barring large gatherings." - RNS

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New alliance unites seminaries, Christian colleges and schools amid ongoing struggles

The new International Alliance for Christian Education's David Dockery: "We'd never worked together because we thought we had our own issues and our own demographic context in which to serve. And we thought that perhaps we could link arms and address some of the challenges better in a synergistic way." - CPost

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What is the Future of Education at Bob Jones University?

Podcast: Steve Pettit talks "with Dr. Gary Weier and Dr. Beverly Cormican about how Bob Jones University is adapting to the new reality that the novel coronavirus has presented and how BJU is preparing for the different future of education." - BJU Today

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Bob Jones University regrets handling of 2005 sex assault allegations after ex-pastor’s arrest

The school found out about 2001 allegations two weeks ago, but the victim, Shielagh Clark, reported other assaults to the school in 2005. A BJU spokesman said "the university failed by not encouraging Clark to go to authorities at that time." Clark did file a report with the Hyde Park Police Department in 2005.... she was too afraid at the time to pursue charges, and no charges were filed." - Greenville News

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